Any apocalyptics disappointed by the world surviving the millenium can dust off their sandwich boards again; astronomers have given the asteroid ‘2004 VD-17’ a 1000 to 1 chance of hitting the Earth in 2102. Meanwhile, another wise post at WorldChanging.com explains why the issue of potential asteroid collisions is one that we shouldn’t get too paranoid about, but nor is it one we should sweep under the carpet and ignore completely.
3 thoughts on “Potential Asteroid Strike Warning”
Typo: it might hit in 2102, not 2012.
(feel free to delete this comment after you fix)
Ah, so you spotted my deliberate mistake! 😉
I’ll leave the comment…I’m not a politician, so have no need to pretend to be perfect!
Phew, that’s a relief…now I’ve got more time to get ready!
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